counterpane : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  decorative cover for a bed

  • But it is only when he is on his deathbed, "staring at the sun-blinds with his hands empty on the counterpane," that the reader grasps the true nature of Waugh's creation.
  • Everywhere there were signs that there would be enough food for the winter: golden patches deepening in the green velvet counterpane; the full grain in the ear; the arched necks .
  • I found Senator Glass lying on top of his counterpane, angrily nursing a bandaged toe, his hair and his pillow and his pajama coat and the bedding discomposed as he tossed to and .
News & Articles

  • Bruce Schneier Becomes CTO of Co3 Systems
    An anonymous reader writes "Co3 Systems announced that Bruce Schneier has officially joined the company in the role of its first CTO. Schneier joins Co3 after spending seven years as BT's Chief Security Technology Officer and the previous seven years as CTO of Counterpane Security. Schneier's formal engagement with Co3 Systems began early last year when he joined the company's Advisory Board ...
    Jan. 6, 2014 - Slashdot

  • Bruce Schneier in ZDNet UK
    Cyber-extortion is certainly on the rise; we see it at Counterpane,Schneier wrote. "Primarily it's against fringe industries - online gambling, online gaming, online porn - operating offshore in countries like Bermuda and the Cayman...

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